Named entity normalization in a spoken dialog system

  • US 10,839,159 B2
  • Filed: 12/21/2018
  • Issued: 11/17/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2018
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing one or more programs, the one or more programs comprising instructions, which when executed by one or more processors of a first electronic device, cause the first electronic device to:

  • receive a natural language input;

    determine a domain corresponding to the natural language input;

    in accordance with determining the domain corresponding to the natural language input;

    determine, based on the natural language input, a first value for a first property of the domain;

    determine that the first value comprises an inaccurate representation of a named entity;

    in accordance with determining that the first value comprises the inaccurate representation of the named entity, determine, based on a named entity model and the natural language input, a second value for the first property of the domain, wherein the second value defines a parameter for a task corresponding to the natural language input;

    perform the task based on the parameter; and

    provide a result based on the performed task.

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